From: Keith Henson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 14 Feb 2004 - 20:37:11 GMT
At 12:01 PM 14/02/04 -0800, you wrote:
> > From: Keith Henson <email@example.com>
> > > > Dawkins and Hamilton made the case that evolution does not
> > > > make sense unless you account for gene based inclusive fitness.
> > >
> > >According to Darwin, evolution is what happens to organisms. He may have
> > >been onto something. Gould argues for multi-levels of evolving
> > >much like memes and organizations and societies.
> > Evolution does not happen to organisms. They live or die, reproduce or
> > snip
> > Keith Henson
>An organism is not just a sack of molecules. What evolves is the form of
>organisms rather than their material constituents.
When you are talking about Darwin and evolution, *species* are the level
subject to evolution. *An* organism (individual) is stuck with the form it
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